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Rebirth Party: A Youth Poet Anthology

Youth poets Meghan Romano, Alex Masse, Divyanshi Dash, Peace Akindate, Lu Godfrey and Hailey Orrange are some of the poets that have come together to form the new Flaming Balloon Collective. A youth poetry collective that wants to embrace self-love, forgiveness, queerness and healing through poetry.

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Reading Practice: A Conversation with Furqan Mohamed

I am, I think like any sane person, a Dionne Brand fan. I adore her word choices. I think that every time she speaks I learn something new[…]She’s so generous with her words and I feel that every time I put my pen down to paper or start writing on my keyboard, that I have to be as generous as she is. 

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Where Longing Lives

I am not homeless in the literal sense and I don’t have the language to describe the home for which I feel intense longing. Terrene, waves, raindrops, bark, foundation, walls, roof, pen strokes on a page, flick of the tongue, tightening of lips, closure of the vocal chords, intimacy, trust, embrace, connection.

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Presale Issue 44.1

Room 44.1 Growing Room

ROOM 44.1, Growing Room
Edited by Jessica Johns

In This Issue: Afuwa, Amber Dawn, Manahil Bandukwala, Adèle Barclay, Bronwyn Berg, Karmella Cen Benedito De Barros, Cassandra Blanchard, Selina Boan, Tanya Boteju, Francine Cunningham, Jen Currin, Annahid Dashtgard, Dina Del Bucchia
Rebecca Fisseha, Chantal Gibson, Soo Jeong, Aisha Sasha John, Eve Joseph, Fiona Tinwei Lam, Corinne Manning, Domenica Martinello, Tash McAdam, Lucia Misch, Maneo Mohale, Shani Mootoo, Alessandra Naccarato, April dela Noche Milne, Kat Norris, Otoniya J Okot Bitek, Sharon Pink, Hazel Jane Plante, Amal Rana, Rebecca Salazar, Alisha Sian, jaye simpson, Mallory Tater, Kai Cheng Thom, Cheryl Thompson, Erika Thorkelson, Rhea Tregebov, Addie Tsai, Arielle Twist, beni xiao, Adrienne Yeung

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Room 43.4 Twine

ROOM 43.4, Twine
Edited by Geffen Semach

In this issue: Shaelin Bishop, Jaclyn Desforges, Alisha Dukelow, Leah Edwards, Thomarya ‘tee’ Fergus, Whitney French, Jamisyn Gleeson, Nazanine Hozar, Jenny Heijun Wills, Tiffany Hsieh, Jessi Lee Jackson, Jen Wei Ting, Alannah Johnson, Margo LaPierre, Annick MacAskill, Dawn Macdonald, Laila Malik, kitchen mckeown, Catherine Mellinger, Dene Moore, Marisca Pichette, Maria Qamar, Natasha Ramoutar, Emily Riddle, Jasmine Sealy, Nadia Siu Van, Katie So, Dahae Song, Marie Metaphor Specht, amanda wan, Isabella Wang, Evelyn C. White, and Eugenia Zuroski

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